I have the next situation. I have a Custom Field: Variant cascade selection:
Main selection: A Second: 1, 2, 3
Main selection: B Second: 4, 5, 6
I want to created a specific project context:
Main selection V1 Second: a, b, c
Main selection V2 Second: x, y, z
My question is if the old issues, the one that are opened are affected by this potential change?
That does make sense - when you put value X on a field, you expect it to stay there until someone changes it, or the value for X has changed.
You've not really said to do either of those with the context change, you've changed the list it draws values from. So the issue will retain X until changed.
We are facing this issue and now trying to find where projects have a new context, but issues have a value from the old context so that we can update the values before they are lost. I was trying to do it inline on a screen by finding fields changing values (in these cases they are set to none) and either validate the value against the current context and add a message to the user to select a valid value. I have not found a perfect option yet sans writing a behaviour that will evaluate all the fields that are in this situation and looping through them to provide a user with notification.
This all stems form: https://jira.atlassian.com/browse/JRASERVER-62455 which now we are trying to find a way to do damage control.
If anyone else has thoughts on options I would love to hear them :)
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